Call for Nominations for IBPSA-World Awards: Deadline is Nov. 30

The IBPSA-World Board of Directors is seeking nominations for Awards to be presented at Building Simulation 2019:

IBPSA Distinguished Achievement Award: this award, formerly named the IBPSA Award for Distinguished Service to Building Simulation, recognizes an individual who has a distinguished record of contributions to the field of building performance simulation, over a long period.

IBPSA Outstanding Young Contributor Award: this award recognizes an individual at the beginning of their career who has demonstrated potential for significant contributions to the field of building performance simulation.

IBPSA Innovative Application Award: this award, formerly named the IBPSA Award for Distinguished Practice, recognizes an individual, group or firm, who has made a significant contribution to the effective application and/or advancement of building performance simulation in practice. The award may be given for a unique or noteworthy use of simulation in practice; development of simulation software or supporting software that has had a significant impact on industry practice; or other contribution that has advanced building performance simulation in practice.

Nominations

Nominations for awards must be made by an independent third party.

Details on nomination packages and a list of recent past recipients of these awards can be found on the IPBSA website: http://www.ibpsa.org/?page_id=62.

Nominations for the Distinguished Achievement Award should include a brief CV which gives the history of involvement with building performance simulation, publications etc., and a summary of the nominee’s specific contribution to the field of building performance simulation – e.g. in the development/ contribution to development of building performance simulation tools or in furthering knowledge in the field of application of building performance simulation, etc. Nominations should be on institutional or corporate letterhead and scanned if necessary.

Nominations for the IBPSA Outstanding Young Contributor Award should include a brief CV, which gives a summary of the individual's contributions to the field of building performance simulation, their publications etc., and an assessment of the potential for future contributions arising from the individual. Nominations should be on institutional or corporate letterhead and scanned if necessary. In addition, each nomination should be submitted as a single pdf file.

Nominations for the Innovative Application Award should be accompanied by a summary of the individual's, group's or firm's contributions to the field of building performance simulation in practice and an assessment of the significance of these contributions.

All nominations must be submitted via email to the Chair of the Awards and Fellows Committee, Michaël Kummert, at michael.kummert@polymtl.ca. The deadline for nominations is November 30, 2018. We would like as many nominations as possible, so please contact Michaël Kummert to discuss a possible nomination if required.

 

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